Modal media: connecting media ecology and mobilities research

@article{Hildebrand2018ModalMC,
  title={Modal media: connecting media ecology and mobilities research},
  author={Julia M. Hildebrand},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={40},
  pages={348 - 364}
}
Following Emily Keightley and Anna Reading in their conceptualization of ‘mediated mobilities’, I illuminate useful connections between media ecology and mobilities research and make the case for a combined modal medium theory. Both fields align clearly in their interest in technology and technique, media and modes, and messages and moods. A fruitful starting point in the suggested transdisciplinary theoretical and methodological framework is the exploration of the specific medium along with… 

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